Ore. deputy shot twice, suspects arrested

Deputy was shot during a traffic stop Wednesday and is currently in serious but stable condition


By PoliceOne Staff

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A deputy was shot during a traffic stop Wednesday and is currently in serious but stable condition.

According to the KOIN, Deputy Jason Weber, a seven-year veteran of the force, was conducting a traffic stop when he was shot in the face and side before taking cover.

After a lengthy manhunt involving multiple agencies, 30-year-old William Jack Parkerson was taken into custody early Thursday.

A second suspect,  33-year-old Karey Leigh Pascoe, was arrested a few hours later, according to the report. 

Parkerson is charged with attempted aggravated murder with a firearm and first-degree assault with a firearm. Pascoe is also facing similar charges. 

The details of the traffic stop have yet to be released. The deputy was transported to a hospital in critical condition Wednesday and is undergoing surgery Thursday. 

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  2. Officer Safety
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  4. Officer-Involved Shootings
  5. Manhunt
  6. Officer Survival
  7. Traffic stop
  8. Arrests & Sentencing

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